Muerte en venecia ENO CORTE


Death in Venice

Benjamin Britten

2h. 30 min.
Spanish , English

A thriller about obsession by Deborah Warner.


Deborah Warner's beautiful and evocative production of Britten's final operatic masterpiece has been acclaimed as an 'exquisitely achieved marriage of music, drama and design' (The Independent). In Britten's luminous and compelling interpretation of Thomas Mann's classic novella, the ageig writer Gustav von Aschenbach's infatuation witht he Polish boy Tadzio and his subsequent decliena re portrayed in a 'remarkable and harrowingly believable' performance (The Guardian) by John Graham-Hall, who had already won golden opinions for singing the role of Aschenbach at La Scala. The superb ENO Chorus and orchestra are conducted by Edward Gardner, a long-standing champion of Britten's music.


With the collaboration of Naxos

Music by Benjamin Britten

Based on the novella by Thomas Mann

Libretto by Myfanwy Piper

Production of the English National Opera

English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra


Artistic team

Conductor | Edward Gardner

Stage director | Deborah Warner

Set designer | Tom Pye

Costume designer | Chloe Obolensky

Lighting designer | Jean Kalman

Chorus master | Paul Brough

Choreographer | Kim Brandstrup



Gustav von Aschenbach | John Graham-Hall

Traveller / Elderly fop/ Gondolier / Barber / Hotel manager / Player / Donysus | Andrew Shore

Apollo | Tim Mead

Tadzio | Sam Zaldívar

Polish mother | Laura Caldow

Her two daughters | Mia Angelina Mather, Xhuliana Shehu

The Governess | Joyce Henderson

Jaschiu, Tadzio's friend | Marcio Teixeira

Dancers | Thomas Edwards, Guglielmo Garavini, Olly Gerrie, Yossi Goodlink, Harry Hancock, Liam Morris, Ben Owen

Children | Ellie Broad, Alisa Maria Horova, Lincoln Mahon, Gabrielle McHardy-Costaine Brown, Jak Wright


Teatro Real
Benjamin Britten
Ivor Bolton, David McVicar
Teatro Real
Benjamin Britten
Ivor Bolton, Deborah Warner